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broker

Drug slang
A regional term for a go-between in a drug deal.
 
Health insurance
A person licensed by the state who places business with several insurers; the broker, while paid a commission by the insurer, represents the buyer rather than the insurer.
 
Vox populi
Any person who acts as a go-between between an offerer or buyer and seller of goods or services.
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The Zimmerman plaintiffs claimed they were deceived into accepting a mortgage they could not afford and that both broker and lender conspired to induce them to accept the loan based on the broker's misrepresentations about their income and future refinancing.
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AICPA members have contacted the AICPA to clarify their professional ethical obligations when asked for "comfort letters" by lenders and mortgage brokers. Depending on how practitioners respond to such requests, they may be at risk for failing to comply with AICPA professional standards.
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During the judging interview, risk managers were asked to base their opinions on three factors: the broker's knowledge in the client's particular industry, the broker's creativity in finding solutions to difficult risk-related problems and the broker's record on client service.